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A Night of Unity: Celebrating Diversity Using the Arts


Birmingham, AL, October 01, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Real Life Poets, Inc. will present its 1st Annual “A Night Of Unity” Fundraiser celebrating cultural diversity through the arts, hosted by WBRC Fox6 News Reporter Melanie Posey. An array of artistry will be highlighted including, spoken word, live painting, culinary, music, and media as an ethnic mosaic of artists, both youth and adult, take the stage. Featured Artist will be the Legendary Sunni Patterson. Also plan to enjoy a culturally diverse food tasting, henna body art and a silent auction. The fundraiser will follow a free poetry workshop at the 3rd Annual Collard Green Cook-off presented by Urban Minisrty’s West End Community Garden, 1229 Cotton Ave Birmingham, Alabama 35211. The Cook-Off is a free community event open to the public from 12:00noon until 5:00pm.

Silent auction will begin online at www.32auctions.com/organizations/2137/auctions/2331 and end live at the event. Tickets for the event are $15 and can be purchased at www.anightofunity.eventbrite.com. For more information, to sponsor the event, make a monetary donation or donate auction items please call 205.585.8271 or visit www.reallifepoets.org. The event is being co-sponsored by the Grodner Group, Outfront Tutoring, and the Emerging Change Makers Network.

About Real Life Poets, Inc.

Real Life Poets Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit community service and mentoring organization focusing on mentoring youth and young adults, encouraging good communication, and oratorical skills using spoken word poetry and the arts. Real Life Poets organizes community programs and various workshops in order to fulfill their mission. In 2011 Real Life Poets awarded their first $1,000 Youth Art Stipend to a deserving high-school graduate now attending the Kansas City Art Institute. Real Life Poets Inc. is comprised of Emmy® nominated poets, visual artists, musicians, singers, media specialists, culinary artists, social workers, elementary and college level educators. To date Real Life Poets Inc. has used words and the arts to fulfill their mission of inspiration by changing minds one rhyme at a time.

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Real Life Poets, Inc.
Eryka Perry
205.821.1423
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www.reallifepoets.org
John Paul Taylor 205.585.8271

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